My 13 year old cat peed on some clothes
This is my first post to this forum of pets...
My cat of thirteen years peed on some t-shirts that are situated on a shelf in a closet. The weird thing about this is this spot is one of her favorite places to sleep. This is the very first time she has peed on anything, so I am kind of worried. One important thing to mention is the fact that I recently changed her litter from the traditional gravel to a Pine litter. But, she has been using the new litter so I would not think it would cause her to do this, or could it be the cause? Also, I have noticed she is not cleaning herself down below properly. I have had to clean her with damp face cloth because it was all crusty, sorry everyone 8-)
The cleaning issue has only started to happen, at least from what I have noticed, within the last four weeks around the same time my Vet prescribed a prescription diet food to help Chloe lose some weight, she is a robust 15 pounds...8-) The food's proteins are broken down and it also has no additives what-so-ever, not sure it the food is the cause of her not cleaning herself properly, maybe it is making her feel sick?
The only other thing I can think of is my sister moved out back in August; Chloe is a family cat but my sister had her before she moved back home and has owned her the longest. She decided to leave Chloe when she moved in August because of Chloe's age and the an attachment that my father has developed for her. But I didn't think that she would still be stressed from the absence of my sister after all this time? She seems to be her normal self again, she acted kind of weird within the first two months of my sister moving but is okay now.
One more thing; one of the reasons for the food switch aside from her weight is due to chronic vomiting. She has thrown up her food for as long as I can remember and asking my sister, she confirms that she has always thrown up from time to time after eating. The vomiting does not happen consistantly, most of the time it is right after the morning meal, but sometimes it can occur in the afternoon or evening. It stopped for a while on the new food, but has begun to happen regularly again.
Sorry for the long post, I really appreciate any suggestion anyone can give me. I love Chloe liked she is my child and would hate to over look something serious.